Since Arnolds plan to send inmates out of state was shot down in the courts, he has now announced he will be forced to release prisoners convicted of non-violent crimes. A judge has threatened Federal oversight if something isn't done about the overcrowding in our state prisons.
We already have the prison healthcare system under Federal Receivership.
Jurist has a legal POV and the SFChron has a writeup here as well.
Doesn't this make everyone feel warm and fuzzy....Bet the pot smokers in jail are looking at this new move with interest.